People in the UAE Can Now Be Jailed for 15 Years for ‘Liking’ Qatar
In the wake of Saudi Arabia's row with Qatar, the United Arab Emirates is cracking down on social media dissent.
This Ramadan, You Can Go to Mecca in VR
An Egyptian startup wants to change the way people learn about the Muslim religion.
Turkey Has Blocked Wikipedia and Is Censoring Twitter
President Erdoğan's crackdown on voices of dissent is expanding to the internet.
Libya Is Off the Grid But There’s a Solar Solution
Power cuts in winter add to Libyans’ woes
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Inside The German Museum Of Perfectly Preserved Corpses
The Plastinarium just celebrated 10 years of showcasing preserved cadavers.
Obama’s Administration Sold More Weapons Than Any Other Since World War II
Many were sold to the Middle East, especially Saudi Arabia.
Egyptians Turn Twitter Into a Pharmacy During Nationwide Drug Shortage
#Twitter_Pharmacy has turned into a last-resort destination for Egyptians looking for cancer treatments, insulin and other drugs.
Egypt’s Military Got In a Fight Over Baby Formula This Week
The fight for affordable baby formula exposes the tension between the country’s struggling economy and military power.
Young Syrian Refugees Developed an App to Cut Through German Bureaucracy
After a rough road from Syria to Germany, Mohammed Khattab wants to make it easier for refugees to find a safe home.
Egypt Court Issues Death Penalty for Georgetown Political Science Professor
The professor was sentenced to death in absentia on charges of espionage as Egypt continues its crackdown on dissent.